|Sanctum||Marichi, Varahi, Buddha|
|Major festivals||Durga Puja, Asokastami|
|Architecture||Odishan Pidha vimana temple architecture|
|Number of temples||୫|
|Date built||10-11th Century|
|Temple board||Marichi Puja Committee, Ajodhya|
The temple is a newly built pidha vimana like other temples of Odisha. The temple houses many Tantra-, Jainism- and Buddhism-related images dating back to the late 11th century. It is thought that during Somavamsi Keshari rule the deities were built. There are many old icons like four-handed Varahi, Buddha in bhumisparsa mudra, Jain tirthankara, Avalokitesvara.
The central icon is worshiped as Durga and closely seeing the image is a Mahayana goddess Marichi. The Marichi image is flanked by two goddesses. The Garbhagriha houses three icons of late 11th century. Durga Puja is a famous festival in this temple.
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